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Rihanna’s Hit Single ‘Umbrella’ Almost Went to Mary J. Blige

Rihannas Hit Single Umbrella Almost Went to Mary J. Blige

Rihanna’s 2007 single “Umbrella” marked the turn of a good girl gone bad. The song shot her to superstardom and became one of the most iconic records in her entire catalog. It’s crazy to think what would’ve happened if the song went to Mary J. Blige, who the song was originally recorded for but she […]

[WATCH] Mary J. Blige is Not a Fan of Fans Calling Her ‘Auntie’

Mary J. Blige is Not a Fan of Fans Calling Her 'Auntie'

Fans have loved to attribute R&B icon Mary J. Blige with the “Auntie” title, but she is not feeling it. The Queen of Hip Hop-Soul revealed to Hip Hollywood that it is not the most flattering of comments in her eyes. “Why can’t I just be your sister?,” Mary asked. “There’s women that are like, […]

Celebrities Call for Justice for DJ Henry, Wants Case to be Re-Opened

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Some of your favorite black celebrities are linking up to call for the reopening of a 10-year-old case that resulted in the death of an unarmed Black man at the hands of Pleasantville police. On October 17th, 20-year-old Danroy “DJ” Henry Jr was shot and killed by a white officer, Aaron Hess, in New York. […]

Mary J. Blige Continues Her Acting Streak in ‘Body Cam’ Trailer

Mary J. Blige Continues her Acting Streak in 'Body Cam' Trailer

The “No More Drama” singer is bringing drama to a home near you. Directed by Malik Vitthal, in a supernatural thriller, Mary J. Blige portrays an officer for the Los Angeles Police Department, who is being haunted by a spirit of an unarmed black man that was killed by police. In the trailer below, things […]

Method Man Set to Join Mary J. Blige on ‘Power’ Spinoff

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The M-E-T-H-O-D Man has been added to the Power spinoff titled Power Book II. He will join his “I’ll Be There for You/You’re All I Need to Get By” collaborator Mary J. Blige in the series. Deadline details the series will feature the Wu-Tang rapper as an “ambitious and savvy attorney” named Davis Maclean. Maclean […]

Diddy to Executive Produce a Mary J. Blige Documentary

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Mary J. Blige is the latest superstar to get the biopic treatment. Amazon Studios is cooking up a documentary that will give us an in-depth look into the singer’s life as she struggled with poverty, addiction, abuse, heartbreak and more. She recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of her sophomore album, My Life, and she’s gearing […]

Today In Hip Hop History: Mary J. Blige’s ‘My Life’ Album Turns 25!

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On this day in 1994, the Queen of Hip Hop/R&B Mary J. Blige released what is possibly her best work to date, he sophomore ‘My Life’ album. Produced by Diddy, who was then recognized as Sean “Puffy” Combs on his skyrocketing Bad Boy imprint, MJB’s album appealed to so many because of her relatable experiences […]

Mary J. Blige Inks First Look Deal With Lionsgate

After delivering outstanding performances in Netflix’s, Umbrella Academy, and Mudbound, Billboard reports Mary J. Blige inked a first look deal with Lionsgate studios. “I couldn’t be more excited to be working with Lionsgate,” stated Blige of the union. “They are incredible collaborators and have been natural partners from when we first started talking. I can’t […]

Mary J. Blige Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at 2019 BET Awards

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One of the best moments of the 2019 BET Awards was Mary J. Blige being honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The honor was presented by Rihanna who highlighted the efforts of the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul. “Happy Mary, Sad Mary, No More Drama Mary, Dancing Mary—we’re here for all of it,” Rihanna said. “Mary […]

Mary J. Blige and Nas Set for Joint Summer Tour

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The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul and God’s Son are ready to hit the tour and see all their fans this summer. Mary J. Blige and Nas will head out on a 22-date tour that will run from July through September. While they run across North America, Nas and MJB will hit St. Louis, Houston, Boston, […]

Mary J. Blige Denies Fighting Faith Evans During Diddy’s #NYFW Party

In the midst of the whole Cardi B and Nicki Minaj ordeal last weekend, rumors began circulating about Mary J. Blige and Faith Evans throwing hands at Diddy’s party in the Hamptons that same night. “Of course that was made up. I was shooting a movie in Louisiana . . . I just got here today,” Blige […]